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Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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Pronunciation: /ˌfəːlɪŋˈɡɛti
 
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Definition of Ferlinghetti, Lawrence in English:

(B.1919), American poet and publisher; born Lawrence Ferling; full name Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti. Identified with San Francisco’s beat movement, he founded the publishing house City Lights, which produced works such as Allen Ginsberg’s Howl (1957). Notable works: A Coney Island of the Mind (1958).

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